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FBI Expects a Rise in Scams Involving Cryptocurrency Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBIWashington, D.C. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says fraudsters are leveraging increased fear and uncertainty during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic to steal your money and launder it through the complex cryptocurrency ecosystem.

People of all ages, including the elderly, are being victimized by criminals through cryptocurrency-related fraud schemes. Developments in cryptocurrency technology and an increasing number of businesses accepting it as payment have driven the growing popularity and accessibility of cryptocurrency.

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Tennessee Securities Division releases Top Five Investor Threats For 2020

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) Securities Division has announced the top five investment products or schemes likely to trap Tennessee’s investors in the new year and recommended steps they can take to protect themselves from investment fraud.

The list was developed by surveying members of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), of which TDCI is a member, to identify threats investors are likely to see in 2020.

Tennessee Securities Division urges Investors To Beware of Deals That Sound “Too Good To Be True”.

Tennessee Securities Division urges Investors To Beware of Deals That Sound “Too Good To Be True”.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says Secure Your Information During Cyber Security Awareness Month

 

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – While technological advances have made everyday tasks easier, they’ve also increased the vulnerability of consumers’ most sensitive personal data. Electronic financial accounts, healthcare information, and social media profiles can be exposed in just a few clicks by enterprising scammers. In recognition of October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Tennessee Consumer Affairs and Securities divisions are providing tips to help keep your information safe online.

Technological Advances Provide Convenience but Leave Unsecure Information Vulnerable according to Tennessee Consumer Affairs.

Technological Advances Provide Convenience but Leave Unsecure Information Vulnerable according to Tennessee Consumer Affairs.

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Tennessee Securities Team Alerts Investors to Internet Crypto Company ‘Bitcoiin’

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) Securities Division is alerting Tennessee consumers today of actions taken by the State of New Jersey against the Internet cryptocurrency company Bitcoiin a/k/a Bitcoiin B2G (“Bitcoiin”) that is alleged to have promoted the sale of unregistered securities. (Note: Bitcoiin should not be confused with nor is it affiliated with Bitcoin.)

“Guaranteed” high investment returns. There is no such thing as guaranteed investment returns, and there is no guarantee that the cryptocurrency will increase in value. Be wary of anyone who promises a high rate of return with little or no risk.

“Guaranteed” high investment returns. There is no such thing as guaranteed investment returns, and there is no guarantee that the cryptocurrency will increase in value. Be wary of anyone who promises a high rate of return with little or no risk.

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Tennessee Securities Division Urges Caution When Investing in Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – The virtual currency known as cryptocurrency is riding a wave of public interest amid a frenzy of recent news stories touting record high valuations for the digital-only currency.

Bitcoin, which is the most well-known cryptocurrency, broke records this week with its values on Wall Street now topping more than $270 billion, according to news reports. 

Before making any decisions about investing in cryptocurrency, TDCI urges Tennessee investors to not be gullible, ask tough questions first and understand the risks before making an investment.

Before making any decisions about investing in cryptocurrency, TDCI urges Tennessee investors to not be gullible, ask tough questions first and understand the risks before making an investment.

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